The Anakonda-23 NATO military exercises in Poland began on Saturday (6 May).
Polskie Radio reports that around 13,000 Polish servicemen are taking part in the exercises in southeastern Poland. These exercises take place every three years, with this year's focus on defence and deterrence in the Baltic Sea region.
The European Council has adopted measures to support the Moldovan and Georgian defense sectors, it was announced on Thursday (4 May), providing a total of €70 million in military aid to the two countries.
In a press release, the European Council announced extra funding for Georgia and Moldova to "enhance national security, stability and resilience in the defence sector of both countries" under the European Peace Facility.
Iran has thanked Saudi Arabia for helping its citizens in Sudan evacuate across the Red Sea to the Saudi port city of Jeddah.
65 Iranians were among around 1,900 people evacuated from Sudan to Saudi Arabia on Saturday (29 April) as fighting between the Sudenese army and the rival paramilitary group, the Rapid Support Forces, entered its third week.